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NFHP Board Board Meeting Announcement July 2012
NFHP press release
The July 2012 National Fish Habitat Board meeting will take place in Portland, ME all day Tuesday, July 10 and the morning of Wednesday, July 11th at The Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center By the Bay (88 Spring Street, Portland, Maine). There is a field trip planned for the afternoon of July 11. To assist with meeting planning, all meeting attendees should please RSVP by July 1 by going to

The Holiday Inn is holding a block of rooms until June 9, 2012 ($179.00 for single or double occupancy for a standard room $189.00 for single or double occupancy with King Size bed $199.00 for Executive edition rooms). To make your room reservations, please call 1-800-345-5050 and indicate you are part of the NFHP block.

If you are having trouble traveling in and out of Portland, you may want to consider Manchester and/or Logan airports. You would need to rent a car from these locations and drive about 1.5 hours to get to Portland.

The following agenda topics are currently on the slate for the July meeting. Board members may contact Karen Abrams ( karen.abrams@noaa.govThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) by June 9 with any additional topics:

Report from Committee/Team leads on annual workplans.
Board action on developing effectiveness measures.
Board action on the FHP Performance Evaluation Report.
Board action on strategy for 2015 National Assessment.
Discussion of Multi-State Conservation Grant full proposal.
Update from Federal Caucus plans for first MOU report.
Briefing from one or more FHPs
Legislation update
Secretarial Order
Executive Leadership Team annual review.